Posted on February 13, 2023January 29, 2024 by Dale Phillips Flamenco Capo Flamenco Capo by D. Alfieri Originally published in Guild of American Luthiers Data Sheet #46, 1977 and Big Red Book of American Lutherie, Volume Two, 2001 Start with a block of ebony 2 1/2"×1/2"×1/2". With a jigsaw, rasp, and sandpaper, cut out and shape (see drawing). Drill a hole through the center of the block and taper with an appropriate-sized reamer to match a violin peg. The size of the peg should relate aesthetically to the guitar. Drill a 1/16" hole at a 115° angle on one arm. Notch the arms as shown with a fine file. Inlay is optional. A bit of holly veneer dyed red with a red nylon string is a simple, but nice touch. Become A Member to Continue Reading This Article This article is part of our premium web content offered to Guild members. To view this and other web articles, join the Guild of American Luthiers. Members also receive 4 annual issues of American Lutherie and get discounts on products. For details, visit the membership page. If you are already a member, login for access or contact us to setup your account.